Apricot Cherry Popcorn Squares

Makes 12 Servings
Prep Time:15 mins
Total Time:15 mins

Legendary Snacks

Ingredients

10 cupsJOLLY TIME Pop Corn
3/4 cupdried cherries
3/4 cupsugar
1/2 cup + 2 tbspwater
1/2 cupsugar-free apricot preserves
1/4 cuplight corn syrup
1/2 tsplemon juice

Directions

Combine popcorn (make sure to remove unpopped kernels) and cherries in large bowl.

Combine sugar, water, preserves, corn syrup, and lemon juice in a small saucepan; bring to a boil and cook, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. 

Cook until mixture forms thick, "ropy" threads that drip from the spoon. 

Pour slowly over popped popcorn and mix thoroughly. 

Spray 9 x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. 

Press mixture into baking dish and cool completely before serving.

Recipe compliments of The Popcorn Board